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Jet Deng

Senior Partner

Tel: +86 10 5813 7038
Email: zhisong.deng@dentons.cn


Practice areas

Competition and antitrust; Data protection; Litigation


Dr. Deng is a seasoned attorney-at-law specialized in antitrust practice, data protection and dispute resolution. Dr. Deng began to concentrate on antitrust practice since 2004 – a time even before the enactment of the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) in the PRC legal system. Dr. Deng has represented clients in a wide range of issues in relation to anti-monopoly law and has been highly commended for his professionalism and value added to the client. He has rich hands-on experience in handling high-profile investigations concerning cartel, resale price maintenance (RPM) and abuse of dominance, as well as a number of merger control filings for high profile cross-border M&A. Dr. Deng is one of the practitioners who are often entrusted to represent clients on the most contentious and pioneering anti-competition issues before Chinese courts, for example, application of FRAND principle, abuse of Standard Essential Patent (SEP) and vertical restrictions in civil litigations.

He started to practice the data protection law since 2012 and based on a unique understanding of the cybersecurity landscape, he has advised both international and domestic clients on numerous privacy matters. He is well-versed in the regulatory attitude and enforcement standards and is capable of assisting clients in designing responsive strategies to cope with investigations and litigation in term of data protection issues in China.

In addition to practice, Dr. Deng has been an active participant in legislative consultations and one of the experts who are regularly invited to provide training for anti-monopoly law enforcement and cybersecurity authorities in China. He is one of the few practitioners who are also prolific writers contributing to the academic discussion of competition law and data protection.

Dr. Deng obtained his PhD degree in International Economic Law from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and is qualified to practice in the PRC. He was recognized by Chambers & Partners and Global Competition Review (GCR) as Leading Lawyer in Asia-Pacific.

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